Hamas: From opposition to government
Elhanan Miller | 17.02.2019
Having established its rule in Gaza, Hamas portrays its two major adversaries as Israel externally, and Salafist jihad at home. The movement is also dealing with a massive budget increase and internal division over various issues, including its stance on Israel
The Breaking of Syria’s Rebellion
Elizabeth Tsurkov | 10.07.2018
The Assad regime is winning the war in Syria not simply by regaining territory, but also by breaking the spirit and willingness to resist it in areas under its control and areas still outside of it
Palestinians in East Jerusalem as “indigenous residents”
Yaël Ronen | 30.01.2018
In 2017, the Israeli High Court of Justice reframed the legal status of Palestinians in East Jerusalem. Will it go further and give full legal effect to this special status?
Breaking the Silence in Iran
Iris Fruchter-Ronen | 26.01.2018
The deteriorating economy and ongoing oppression have sparked massive protests throughout Iran in recent weeks. Contemporary Iranian cinema points a harsh finger at the regime, portraying the double lives that people lead in order to cope with its restrictions
Khaliji Women Writers: Challenging Patriarchal Structures
Katie Wachsberger | 17.10.2017
Despite their critical and often subversive act of challenging patriarchal structures that make up the Gulf states through stories, many of the Khaliji Women Writers are rewarded socially and intellectually for their work
Casablanca: Insights on Jewish Presence
Einat Levi | 18.06.2017
The Jewish community in Morocco is shrinking, but the memory of its robust past lives on in the community of Muslim majority. Surprisingly, young Muslim Moroccans seek to revive the Moroccan Jewish heritage and present it formally in the public domain. Will the remaining Jews in Morocco cooperate?
Security or Politics behind Morocco Burqa Ban?
Ayelet Levi | 08.02.2017
Morocco’s Interior Ministry decided to ban the manufacture and sale of the ‘burqa’, sparking debate over Islamic identity and civil liberties in the kingdom. Was this an initiated crisis indicating King Mohammed VI’s displeasure with the Islamic ruling party?
Breaking the cycle of fear through joint action
Marzouq Alhalabi | 23.01.2017
The government's fearmongering is taking its toll even on Israeli Jews with a strong moral backbone, including intellectuals to whom I owe much of my moral and critical development. We must break this cycle together
Israel and Iran: From Rivalry to Shared Interests?
Oren Barak | 06.01.2016
It is time for Iran and Israel to seek out a formula to protect their shared interests in the Middle East
Israel's Political Center Lacks Regional Vision
Assaf David | 16.03.2015
The parties at the center of Israel’s political spectrum – from the Labor on the left to the Likud on the right – offer no vision for relations with the Palestinians and with the rest of the Middle East
ON THE AGENDA
The Middle East Hamas: From opposition to government
17.02.2019 | Elhanan Miller
Having established its rule in Gaza, Hamas portrays its two
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The Middle East Hamas and the Arab Spring
11.02.2019 | Elhanan Miller
Hamas has not recognized Israel or laid down its arms
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Arab-Jewish Relations Dahlan in Gaza: The End of Trying to Appease Abu Mazen
23.11.2018 | Elhanan Miller
Dahlan’s participation in a Gaza rally indicates that Hamas decided
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